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Print made by P. Crotchet, active 1768
after Daniel Dodd, active 1761–1780
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794

Grown Ladies Taught to Dance

Line engraving, etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Sheet: 14 11/16 x 10 3/4 inches (37.3 x 27.3 cm), Plate: 11 15/16 x 9 9/16 inches (30.4 x 24.3 cm), Image: 10 1/4 x 8 13/16 inches (26.1 x 22.4 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41876"

Lettered, lower center: "GROWN LADIES TAUGHT TO DANCE. | Engraved from an Original Picture of M.r D. Dodd. | London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer, Map & Printseller, No. 53 in Fleet Street."; lower right: "P. Crotchet Sculpt. | Published as the Act directs Jan. 1, 1768."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bear | books | bows | caricature | dancing | dogs (animals) | dresses | genre subject | interior | mandolin | monkey (animal) | music | obese | old | paintings | roses | satire | teaching | window | women
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J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 46, 98, no. 70, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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